Category Press Release
ZOA Urges State Dept: Stop Referring to Eastern J’lem As “Palestinian Territories”

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has written to the State Department urging them to stop referring to eastern Jerusalem as “Palestinian Territories.” Eastern Jerusalem is actually the eastern half of the city of Jerusalem, including the ancient Jewish section populated by over 200,000 Jews, the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest sites. […]

ZOA Welcomes Ron Dermer as Israeli Ambassador to the United States

ZOA national president Morton A. Klein said, “ZOA welcomes the appointment of Ron Dermer as the new Israeli Ambassador to the United States. I am proud to say that I have known Ron Dermer for many years; he is one of the most brilliant, eloquent, and wise spokesmen for Israel I have ever known or heard. […]

ZOA to Obama Administration: Deny Reports of Hamas Meetings if Reports Untrue

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has expressed alarm at reports that U.S. officials have conducted “direct meetings” with Hamas leaders, contrary to long-standing U.S. policy to have no relations with Hamas, the recognized terrorist group which calls in its Charter for the destruction of Israel (Article 15) and the global murder of Jews (Article […]

ZOA Opposes Possible Appointment of Robert Malley to Foreign Policy Team

The ZOA has expressed concern at rumors that President Barack Obama is intending to appoint to his foreign policy team Robert Malley, an advocate of U.S. recognition of major, unreconstructed terrorist groups Hamas and Hizballah, and proponent of containment of Iran, not preventing them from attaining nuclear weapons. Rumor has been circulating that Malley, a […]

New Iranian Pres. Rouhani Is Extremist, Experienced In Deceiving World On Covert Nuclear Weapons Program

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has cautioned against regarding the election of Hasan Rouhani as the new Iranian President on June 14, 2013 as a sign that Iran has taken a moderate turn and might be willing to either relinquish its war against Israel’s existence or terminate its nuclear weapons program. The ZOA has […]

ZOA Criticizes McDonalds For Refusing To Open Restaurant Beyond 1949 Lines In Ariel

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has criticized the restaurant chain McDonalds for refusal to open a branch in the city of Ariel, because it is located in Samaria, beyond the 1949 armistice lines. Tzahi Nahmias, the realtor who is marketing the Ariel mall’s commercial space, told the paper that McDonald’s refused to open a […]

AJC Rarely Condemns Palestinian Incitement To Hatred & Murder Against Jews

The ZOA has expressed concern and puzzlement that the American Jewish Committee (AJC) condemns those who oppose creating a Palestinian state under prevailing conditions yet, at the same time, rarely condemns continuing PA incitement to hatred and murder against Jews and Israel in the PA-controlled media, mosques, schools and youth camps. This is despite the […]

New Poll: Overwhelming 85% of Israeli Jews Oppose Freeing Jailed Palestinian Terrorists as Concession to Restart Palestinian Talks

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has pointed to a new poll showing that a dramatically large majority of Jewish Israelis (85%) oppose freeing jailed Palestinian terrorists as a precondition for the resumption of Israeli /Palestinian negotiations. The Smith Research poll found that, in answer to the question of whether they would support releasing terrorists […]

ZOA Troubled by ADL/Foxman Stifling Debate on Pal. State

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is troubled by the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Abe Foxman for suppressing opposition to a Palestinian state, by alleging that opposing a Palestinian state will “add fuel to the fire” of “anti-Israel delegitimization and boycott campaigns,” and “would have destructive effects internationally.” (This reminds us of Foxman’s stance in Fall […]

ZOA Troubled AJC Condemned Israeli Ministers Danon, Bennett for Opposing Pal. State, Falsely Saying PM Reprimanded Danon

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is troubled by the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) condemnation of Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon and Economic Minister Naphtali Bennett for opposing a Palestinian state, which would be a terrorist, anti-Israel state, and for falsely stating that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu “reprimanded” Danon.  The Prime Minister’s office, not […]